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An Overview of Poly-L-Lactic Acid (Sculptra, New-Fill)

Brand Name: Sculptra Other Name(s): New-Fill, PLA, PLLA Drug Class: Opportunistic Infection and Other Drugs Poly-L-lactic acid, also known as PLLA, is the main ingredient of Sculptra, also known as New-Fill. Sculptra is a powder that is mixed with water and then injected into the skin. Sculptra belongs to the class of medicines called dermal fillers. Injecting Sculptra into facial skin may give it a firmer, fuller appearance. PLLA is used...
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HIV drugs preventing effectiveness of Sculptra?

Three years ago at this time, I was in the middle of 3 individual treatement sessions of Sculptra for facial fat loss, most would have considered severe. At the time, I was on a drug holiday from d4t, 3tc, and Viracept, and the results of the...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
We don't have much information about the effect of Sustiva/Truvada in comparison to other newer HIV regimens onthe specific issue of effect on facial atrophy so I can't with any confidence recommend another regimen which would perform... Read more »

anabolics and hiv - Sarcopenia and Sculptra

i noticed you answered someone's question on anabolics and hiv, and i just wanted to offer some of my own wisdom and experience.first of all, you mentioned that one isn't likely to lose weight involuntary from hiv infection (oi's) as...
Gerald Pierone, M.D.

Response from Gerald Pierone, M.D.

AIDS Research and Treatment Center of the Treasure Coast
Hello and thanks for posting. There is no question that anabolics play a role in management of HIV infection. The previous question was whether someone with HIV infection not on meds and with good CD4 counts should preemptively use anabolics to... Read more »

bio-alcamid vs. sculptra

this is not really a question, just a posting to hopefully help people make up their minds about wether bio is better than sculptra...there is a posting on 3/17/06 about this...i had sculptra injected 2 years ago....within 8/9 months, the...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
Thanks for posting your experience. Most US HIV docs (myself included) don't have much personal experience with Bio-alcamid (compared to Sculptra). KH... Read more »

Term of Sculptra Patient Assistance

I have part of the "HIV" Patient Assistance Program for sometime. I was denied recently. Do you know what the time table is......How many "kits" in a year and/or 18 mo. time frame? I was under the impression that within a...
Gerald Pierone, M.D.

Response from Gerald Pierone, M.D.

AIDS Research and Treatment Center of the Treasure Coast
The Sculptra patient assistance program will provide up to 6 kits (12 vials) of Sculptra over an 18 month time period. After this, eligibility may be established again for additional product. Have you tracked how many vials of Sculptra you have... Read more »
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